|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, November 15, 2005|
SECRET DETAINEES IN IRAQ Some 170 malnourished detainees have been discovered in a building administered by Iraq's Interior Ministry. Iraqi officials have said some of the detainees showed physical signs of torture, including; indications of severe beatings, missing patches of skin, and a couple of cases of paralysis. The secret jail was discovered on Sunday night by U.S. forces. During a press conference today, Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said an investigation will look into allegat...
Keywords: EU; brazil; bush; california; censorship; communism; democratic party; detainees; france; india; iraq; medicaid; medicare; military; protest; rights; riots; scotus; torture; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, January 10, 2006|
IRAQ WAR COULD COST TRILLIONS A new study has determined that the Bush administration's original estimate of the cost of the war in Iraq may be radically lower than the actual long-term cost. Quinn Bowman reports from Washington DC. Economists Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes determined that the war may cost up to 2 trillion dollars. The pair included factors the U.S. government has not included in their overall price tag for the war - like the cost of providing health care to injured or maimed ...
Keywords: EU; FEMA; UN; bush; california; censorship; death penalty; elections; evacuees; hurricane; immigration; iran; iraq; katrina; mexico; new orleans; oil; protest; scotus; unions; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, November 10, 2005|
BALI BOMBER Indonesian police have confirmed that South-East Asia's most wanted terrorist suspect was killed an a raid yesterday. Meggy Margiyono sends this report from Jakarta. Although results are not back from the DNA test, Indonesian police say that one of two bodies found at the scene of yesterday's standoff is that of Dr. Azahari Husin. Dr. Azahari is a Malaysian university lecturer and reportedly a member of Al Qaeda in South-East Asia...
Keywords: EU; al-qaeda; argentina; brazil; bush; censorship; detainees; elections; environment; france; iran; iraq; islam; new orleans; oil; palestine; rights; riots; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, August 22, 2002|
Bush's Bright Idea for Wildfires (2:46) President Bush is expected to propose making it easier for the timber industry to thin national forests. An administration official says the president will announce the plan on his trip to the west coast that began today. Advocates of thinning say it will help reduce catastrophic fires like the ones sweeping western states this summer. But not everyone agrees that commercial logging can help reduce fire danger at all...
Keywords: bush; censorship; disease; environment; global warming; nigeria; oil; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, January 09, 2002|
LAY-OFFS HIT BLUE COLLAR AMERICA (4:46) A wave of lay-offs hit America's blue collar workers this week. The worst is the announcement by Ford Motor Company Chairman William Clay Ford Jr, that the automaker will lay off 20,000 workers at three assembly plants by the end of the year. Aaron Glantzhas more. BLACK VOICES FOR PEACE AND CIVIL LIBERTIES (4:48) Host Verna Avery Brown speaks with Damu Smith, Executive Director of Black Voices for Peace, one of the organizers of a joint demonstration in Wa...
Keywords: USSR; afghanistan; birthday; censorship; india; islam; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, July 01, 2003|
300-Thousand People in Hong Kong Protest Anti-Subversion Laws United Nations Treaty Protects the rights of Migrant Workers - Susan Wood Police in Nigeria React to General Strike - Sam Olukoya New Generations of US Weapons - Pamela Barnett EPA censored Clean Air proposal - Ellen Ratner Aceh Situation Worsens (3:39) Reports are emerging today that the Indonesian army has begun aerial strikes on the province of Aceh where the population has been living under martial law for close to two months now...
Keywords: UN; california; censorship; genocide; india; islam; military; nigeria; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, December 09, 2002|
Iraq Presents 12,000 Page Report The Iraqi government submitted its arms declaration to United Nations weapons inspectors Saturday, one day ahead of the deadline set by last month's Security Council resolution. Iraq says its 12,000 page report covers civilian activities that could have military uses. It denies having weapons of mass destruction, setting the stage for further confrontation with the Bush administration, which has said such denials could be grounds for war...
Keywords: UN; bush; censorship; elections; india; iraq; islam; military; unions
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, February 11, 2003|
Baghdad Peace Vigil As Iraqis anxiously await Friday's UN Security Council briefing by chief inspectors Hans Blix and Mohammed el Baradai, fears are increasing in Iraq that war is inevitable. As people throughout the country begin to brace themselves, they worry that US forces will attack the country's civilian infrastructure. Today in Baghdad, dozens of international activists held a vigil in front of an electrical plant that was bombed during the 1991 Gulf War...
Keywords: EU; UN; censorship; iraq; israel; military; palestine; scotus
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, July 28, 2003|
Confidential Section of 911 report implicates Saudi support of Terrorism--James Cullum Armed Forces Rebel in Manila, Phillipines--FSRN speaks with Renato Reyes Jr. Liberians Demonstrate in front of the White House--Ingrid Drake CAFTA meetings in New Orleans--Shannon Young Prison Rates Rise for 2002(4:34) According to statistics released yesterday by the US Bureau of Justice Statistics, America's prison population grew to 2.1 million in 2002, a 2.6 percent increase over 2001 and the largest incre...
Keywords: 9-11; NATO; UN; bush; censorship; civil disobediance; environment; korea; military; new orleans; rebellion; war veterans
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, February 02, 2004|
Bush Agrees to Independent Commission on Iraqi Intelligence President Bush told reporters at his cabinet meeting today that he will appoint a special panel to look into intelligence gathering leading up to the invasion of Iraq. From Capitol Hill, Darby Hickey reports. Pakistani Scientists Gives Other Nations the Bomb Pakistani intelligence officials found that one of their own nuclear scientists helped other nations develop the bomb...
Keywords: EU; bush; censorship; elections; highschool; iraq; islam; john kerry; mexico; military; pakistan
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, October 01, 2004|
First Uncensored Gitmo Prisoner Letter Today, the first uncensored letter has been released from a British man being held by the U.S. military on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.From London Naomi Fowler has more. Niger Delta Group Seeks Independence Military leaders in the Niger Delta are re-engaging in talks with the Nigerian government for greater independence.The group known as the Niger Delta Volunteer Force threatened to attack foreign oil workers in the Niger Delta if by today the Nigerian government...
Keywords: EU; NATO; bush; censorship; elections; environment; hiphop; iraq; military; nigeria; oil; pentagon; rebellion; russia; washington
|Free Speech Radio News - Thursday, October 11, 2001|
CIVILIANS DEAD IN AFGHANISTAN 0:31 Taliban leaders said today US war-planes killed 100 civilians in a village. Taliban Ambassador to Pakistan Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef added 15 people died when a mosque was bombed near the eastern city of Jalalabad. Correspondent Fabrina Nawa is in Islamabaad. BUSH VS. THE TALIBAN 2:35 There was no immediate comment on the Taliban's death charges from the United States...
Keywords: 9-11; afghanistan; attorney general; bush; california; censorship; detainees; islam; military; pakistan; rights; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, May 15, 2002|
Carter Calls for an End to Cuban Embargo (5:06) Speaking in Spanish in a live, uncensored broadcast, Jimmy Carter appealed for America to drop its embargo, and for the Cuba government to respect internationally recognized human rights. Cuban President Fidel Castro offered applause as Carter finished his speech and smiled as Carter expressed gratitude for the chance to speak. More from Sasha Lilley in Havana...
Keywords: UN; bush; censorship; democratic party; elections; iraq; israel; military; palestine; protest; rights; saddam hussein; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, January 15, 2003|
Malvo Could Face Death Sentence (4:01) For the first time prosecutors in Virginia laid out their case against DC sniper suspect John Malvo. If convicted the 17yr. old Malvo could face a death sentence even if prosecutors are unable to prove he fired any of the shots that claimed the lives of 10 people and wounded 3 others under the provisions of new Virginia anti terror statues passed in the wake of Sept...
Keywords: NATO; attorney general; birthday; censorship; elections; india; iran; israel; kennedy; military; nuclear weapons; pakistan; palestine
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, August 12, 2005|
Brazil's president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva addressed the nation today in an attempt to counter murmurings that he is connected to the bribery scheme with in his government. Natalia Viana has more from Sao Paulo. For the first time, President Bush saw the war protestors outside his Texas ranch today. His fifteen-car motorcade drove past on his way to a bbq that is expected to raise 2 million dollars for the Republican Party...
Keywords: afghanistan; brazil; bush; censorship; environment; india; medicare; mexico; military; protest; scotus; washington; wtc
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, February 23, 2005|
Government Employees Sue Defense Department Federal government employees claim they were shut out of a process to reform the labor relations system of the Department of Defense. Today, a coalition of labor unions announced a lawsuit against DOD. Jenny Johnson reports from Washington DC. German?s Protest President Bush On day three of President Bush?s European tour, more than 7,000 protestors braved freezing conditions in the Western German city of Mainz to demonstrate against the war in Iraq and...
Keywords: EU; bush; censorship; elections; federal government; india; iraq; mexico; military; palestine; protest; rights; unions; wal-mart; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, July 08, 2003|
Bush Administration Knew Key Justification for Invading Iraq is False President Bush is Calling for Liberia?s President Charles Taylor to Step Down UN to Stop the Illegal Arms Trade Nuclear Policy Research Institute is Calling for the United States to Cease the Use of Depleted Uranium Recall of California Governor Gray Davis to Be Put on the Ballot Bush Greeted in Senegal by Protests After weekend long protests in South Africa against the pending US presidential visit, today President Bush arriv...
Keywords: afghanistan; arms trade; bush; california; censorship; federal government; france; iraq; islam; mexico; military; pakistan; south africa; uranium
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, December 19, 2002|
US Declares Iraq in "Material Breach" As the Bush Administration announced the last week in January as the likely date to begin the attack on Iraq, Chief arms experts Hans Blix briefed the United Nations Security Council behind closed doors today on their preliminary assessment of Iraq's weapons declaration. Blix said that so far the weapons inspectors have found little that had not been declared by Baghdad before...
Keywords: EU; NATO; UN; bush; censorship; china; democratic party; france; immigration; iran; iraq; islam; korea; military; oil; rights; russia
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, November 28, 2005|
SECRET PRISONS European Union Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini announced today that any EU nation found to be hosting a CIA secret prison may have its voting rights suspended. Meanwhile, the US is facing charges that it has been running a Guantanamo-like prison at an American military base in Kosovo. Jackson Allers reports from Pristina. In an interview published last Friday in the French paper, LE MONDE, the Council of Europe's Human Rights Commissioner, Alvaro Gil Robles, said the detentio...
Keywords: EU; UN; al-qaeda; brazil; censorship; china; dance; environment; india; individuality; iraq; israel; korea; military; new orleans; palestine; rights; riots; russia; saddam hussein; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, April 30, 2004|
UN Peace Keeping Mission to Haiti Today, the United Nations Security Council agreed to send as many as 8-thousand soldiers and police officers to Haiti for a so-called peace keeping mission. Secretary General Kofi Annan requested a 2 year commitment, but the Council only approved the mission for 6-months.Brazil is expected to lead the force that will replace U.S. troops who went into the country in February.The consortium of Caribbean nations, known as CARICOM, has so far refused to acknowledge ...
Keywords: 9-11; EU; UN; brazil; bush; california; censorship; communism; courage; ethnic; immigration; iraq; islam; john kerry; military; nigeria; oil; saddam hussein
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, November 16, 2005|
ENERGY TASK FORCE A White House document obtained by the Washington Post shows that executives from big oil companies met with the Vice President's energy task force in 2001 -- a claim denied by industry officials testifying last week before Congress. Anastasia Gnezditskaia reports from Washington DC. President Bush appointed Vice President Dick Cheney to lead the Energy Task Force created for the purpose of crafting a national energy policy...
Keywords: NATO; afghanistan; bush; censorship; cheney; china; elections; environment; india; iran; iraq; islam; israel; military; oil; pakistan; palestine; privacy; rights; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, November 17, 2004|
UK Report on Gulf War Syndrome An independent inquiry in Britain has concluded that thousands of Gulf War veterans were in fact made ill by their service.Anastasia Kershaw reports from London. Banks Bombed in Buenos Aires Three Banks in Buenos Aires were bombed today in a series of explosions. Mat Goldin reports. Russia Develops New Type of Nuke Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with military leadership today that Russia is testing a new type of nuclear missile and plans to depl...
Keywords: algeria; bush; campaign finance; censorship; iraq; medicare; military; nigeria; nuclear power; nuclear weapons; oil; russia; south africa; tom delay; unions; war veterans; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, November 02, 2001|
U.S. WILL DELIVER BOMBS FOR RAMADAN (2:29) B-52 bombers pounded the front line north of Kabul in one of the strongest attacks so far, blasting a Taliban field headquarters. Afghan opposition forces said the bombing appeared directed by U.S. forces on the ground. Strong U.S. attacks were also reported Friday against Taliban positions defending the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif.The attacks against both the Kabul and Mazar-e-Sharif fronts showed increased U.S...
Keywords: NATO; afghanistan; biological weapons; california; censorship; detainees; elections; immigration; india; kennedy; missile defense; nicaragua; pakistan; pentagon; privacy; protest; rights; rumsfeld; wtc
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, February 05, 2004|
Another Halliburton Investigation Halliburton, the company formerly run by Vice President Dick Cheney before he became George Bush?s running mate, and one subsidiary are facing another investigation.Meagan Britton reports from D.C. Indian MPs Say Coke and Pepsi Full of Pesticides Members of the Indian Parliament have confirmed that Coca-Cola and Pepsi drinks are have enough pesticides in them to harm human health.Binu Alex reports from India...
Keywords: bush; california; censorship; cheney; coca-cola; environment; halliburton; india; iran; iraq; islam; korea; military; nuclear power; pakistan; rights; riots; unions; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, January 24, 2006|
INTERIM REPORT ON CIA RENDITION FLIGHTS AND SECRET PRISONS The European organization investigating allegations of CIA operations within its territory submitted its preliminary report today. The Council of Europe found evidence that European airspace and airports were used by the Central Intelligence Agency to secretly transport prisoners to third countries known to practice torture. The investigation found that European governments almost certainly knew of the rendition flights passing through t...
Keywords: EU; UN; censorship; china; christmas; death penalty; democratic party; detainees; elections; environment; hamas; immigration; iraq; military; new orleans; palestine; pentagon; privacy; rights; scotus; torture; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, October 28, 2005|
TEHRAN RALLY Iran's controversial president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attended a massive demonstration in Tehran today. The anti-Israel march has become an annual event in Tehran to mark the final Friday of Ramadan. Ahmadinejad drew worldwide criticism for his statement this week that Israel should be "wiped off the map". This year's rally reportedly drew between 200 thousand and one million people. FRESH VIOLENCE BETWEEN ISRAEL AND PALESTINE A member of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade died today during ...
Keywords: FEMA; UN; bush; censorship; cheney; elections; federal government; france; hamas; hurricane; iran; iraq; islam; israel; jihad; karl rove; military; new orleans; nicaragua; nuclear power; oil; palestine; rebellion; rights; riots; scooter libby; suicide; washington